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There are 4 ways to get from Vatican to Colosseum by tram, bus, taxi or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 3 tram  •  16 min

  1. Take the line 3 tram from P.za Di Porta Maggiore to Colosseo/Salvi N. 3 / ...

€2

3 alternative options

Line 51 bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the line 51 bus from Manzoni to Colosseo 51

€1 - €7

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rome to Colosseum 2.7 km

€7 - €9

Walk  •  23 min

  1. Walk from Rome to Colosseum 1.9 km

Vatican to Colosseum by tram and walk

The journey time between Vatican and Colosseum is around 13 min and covers a distance of around 3 km. The fastest journey normally takes 12 min. Operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, the Vatican to Colosseum service departs from P.za Di Porta Maggiore and arrives in Colosseum. Typically 1039 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
13 min
Fastest journey time:
12 min
Services per week:
1039
Cheapest price:
€2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:12
Last service departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vatican to Colosseum tram and walk schedules

Tram services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vatican

Last updated: June 20 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vatican to Colosseum is to line 3 tram which costs €2 and takes 16 min.

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The fastest way to get from Vatican to Colosseum is to taxi. Taking this option will cost €7 - €9 and takes 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manzoni and arriving at Colosseo. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from P.za Di Porta Maggiore and arriving at Colosseo/Salvi N.. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Vatican and Colosseum is 3 km.

The best way to get from Vatican to Colosseum without a car is to line 3 tram which takes 16 min and costs €2.

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The line 3 tram from P.za Di Porta Maggiore to Colosseo/Salvi N. takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Vatican to Colosseum bus services, operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, depart from Manzoni station.

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Vatican to Colosseum train services, operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, depart from P.za Di Porta Maggiore station.

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Vatican to Colosseum bus services, operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, arrive at Colosseo station.

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Map of how to get from Vatican to Colosseum.
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  • Distance: 3.5 km
  • Duration: 16 min

What companies run services between Vatican and Colosseum, Italy?

ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità operates a vehicle from P.za Di Porta Maggiore to Colosseo/Salvi N. every 15 minutes. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità operates a bus from Manzoni to Colosseo every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €7 and the journey takes 44 min.

Train operators
ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità
Phone
+39 06.4695.2400
Website
atac.roma.it
Tram from P.za Di Porta Maggiore to Colosseo/Salvi N.
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
ATAC Roma
Bus operators
ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità
Phone
+39 06.4695.2400
Website
atac.roma.it
Bus from Manzoni to Colosseo
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €7
Website
ATAC Roma
100-minute intergrated ticket
€2
24-hour ticket
€7
Other operators
Taxi from Rome to Colosseum
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Taxi Aventino
Phone
+39 06 574 3636
Samarcanda
Phone
+39 06 5551
Website
065551.it
Radiotaxi 3570
Phone
+39 06 3570
Website
3570.it
Asso Taxi
Phone
+39 339 33 33 414
Website
assotaxi.it

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